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Windows 7: Dead Pixel? Or not?

21 Oct 2009   #1
peck1234

Windows 7 Ultimate (64-bit) Build 7600 RTM
 
 
Dead Pixel? Or not?

As you can see by my screen shots below, it looks like I have a dead pixel to the right of the recycle bin.

Ive tried changing my desktop backgrounds but it still remains...

When I drag a window over the pixel its fine...
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Whats very weird is that I have the same issue with the 32bit version of windows 7 on my dell inspiron 1525?

Thats 2 computers with the same little dot!

This dot disipears if I turn aero off...



(I know a screenshot would not capture a dead pixel) Thats why its odd!




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21 Oct 2009   #2
ihaveathumb

Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit
 
 

Dead pixels don't show up on screen shots. If it was a dead pixel the best way to fix it is to just flick it. I have done this a bunch of times and it always works.
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21 Oct 2009   #3
thefabe

Windows 7 ultimate 64 bit / XP Home sp3
 
 

Sure looks dead to me.
Although their are severl different kinds of pixel death. Stuck on Stuck off stuck on a color.
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21 Oct 2009   #4
pparks1

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

A dead pixel would not go away when you turn aero off. A dead pixel is a dead pixel.
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21 Oct 2009   #5
peck1234

Windows 7 Ultimate (64-bit) Build 7600 RTM
 
 

I stated that I know its not a dead pixel....
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22 Oct 2009   #6
ihaveathumb

Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit
 
 

I see that now. The title says differently tho.
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22 Oct 2009   #7
ratePV

Windows 7 SP1 x64
 
 

That's not a dead pixel. A dead pixles shows up on your monitor and it cant be on the image sent out by explorer.exe.
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22 Oct 2009   #8
sup3rsprt

XP, Seven, 2008R2
 
 

are you overclocking your video memory?
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22 Oct 2009   #9
peck1234

Windows 7 Ultimate (64-bit) Build 7600 RTM
 
 

no overclocking... All Stock speeds....

The odd thing is that its on my main rig and my laptop!
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22 Oct 2009   #10
swarfega

Windows 7 Professional 64-bit
 
 

You could try stroking the area of the screen gently with not much force.
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